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Thursday 09 October, 2008

Booker Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 4889F
Booker Group PLC
09 October 2008
 




For filings with the FSA include the annex

For filings with issuer exclude the annex 


TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:

Booker Group plc

Ord 1p



2. Reason for notification (yes/no)


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


Yes


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached 



An event changing the breakdown of voting rights



Other (please specify):______________



3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation:

Artemis Investment Management Ltd


4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):


Artemis Special Situations

L&G (Barclays) MM Alpha Fund

Prudential Staff Pension Scheme

Institutional Special Situations

L&G (Barclays) Series2 MM Alpha

Artemis UK Growth

Artemis UK Smaller Companies

Barclays UK Alpha

Artemis Alpha Trust

Institutional UK Growth

Witan Investment Fund

Pearson

Akzo Nobel Pension Scheme

Artemis UK Hedge Fund

BAE Systems 2000 Pension Plan

BAE Systems Pension Funds CIF

Barclays UK Smaller Companies

 

 


5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different):


07th October 2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:


8th October 2008


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:


14%



8: Notified Details

A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of shares

If possible use ISIN code

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights


Direct


Indirect


Direct


Indirect


GB00B01TND91


200,588,723


200,588,723


215,692,583


215,692,583



14.49%





B: Financial Instruments


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ conversion period/date 

No. of voting rights that may be acquired (if the instrument exercised/converted)

Percentage of voting rights









Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights


215,692,583


14.49%




9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and /or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:



Proxy Voting:


10. Name of proxy holder:



11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:



12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:




13. Additional information:



14 Contact name:


Nicola Collins

15. Contact telephone number:


0131 718 0429


For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website. 


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